Brain-Based Learning

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At New Haven, we incorporate the principles of brain-based learning and education to support student learning. There are many ways brain-based learning is incorporated into our program. We wanted to share a tangible example with you, so you not only learn about it, but can experience it as well. A coloring book and a box […]

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Educational Outcomes

Education is goal-oriented with specific milestones to track students’ progress toward high school graduation and college admissions, but what happens if those milestones are not met because life has taken some unexpected detours? At New Haven School, students admit with a variety of educational backgrounds and experiences. Many find themselves missing the milestones they need […]

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Brain Research and the Classroom

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In the past decade, scanning and imaging technology has allowed researchers to directly observe brain activity, leading to enormous advances in our understanding of cognition. In addition to yielding insights into how the brain works, these advances also allow health practitioners to assess an individual’s cognitive activity, processing patterns, and deficits. This information, in turn, allows educators to more precisely identify issues that might impact learning and inform classroom strategies. We can now directly observe and distinguish cognitive patterns associated with, for instance, ADHD, processing issues, trauma, and even transitory emotional states.

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Self Advocacy for Teens

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In a treatment setting, school is often the laboratory for practicing skills learned in therapy. One such skill—self advocacy—has has far-reaching implications for both emotional well being and academic success.

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